Sports Roundup – 06th May 2017


Rahul Tripathi Stars As RPS Beat KKR: Rahul Tripathi’s massive 93 off 52 balls, with 9 fours and 7 sixes, helped RPS win by 4 wickets against rivals KKR in their own home den at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Batting first KKR notched up 155-8 in their 20 overs. Manish Pandey top scored with 37. Suryakumar Yadav remained not out on 30 of 16 deliveries. For Pune, Jaydev Unadkat and Washington Sundar picked 2 wickets each. In reply, Pune comfortably hit 158-6 in 19.2 overs, courtesy Rahul’s great knock. KKR’s Chris Woakes was the pick of the bowlers finishing with 3-18 in his 4 overs. Rahul Tripathi was Man of the Match.


Delhi Beat Sunrisers Hyderabad: Delhi defeated the Sunrisers Hyderabad by 6 wickets thanks to Corey Anderson’s unbeaten knock of 41. SRH put up 185-3 in 20 overs as Yuvraj smashed an unbeaten 70 off 41 deliveries. Mohammed Shami scalped 2-36 in 4 overs. Delhi cruised to victory with 189-4 in 19.1 overs. Shami was declared Man of the Match.


Premier League Results: On 29th April, AFC Bournemouth beat Sunderland 1-0, Leicester City defeated West Bromwich Albion 1-0 while Burnley outplayed rivals Crystal Palace 2-0. The next day, Manchester United and Swansea City drew their encounter 1-1. Chelsea won 3-0 V/s Everton while Middlesbrough and Manchester United were involved in a 2-2 draw. Finally Tottenham Hotspur won 2-0 playing V/s opponents Arsenal. On 1st May, Liverpool outplayed opponents Watford 1-0.


India Beat Japan 4-3 In Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017: The Indian team bounced back with a win over Japan, thanks to a hat-trick from Mandeep Singh. This ensured India’s win with 4-3 in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey Tournament in Malaysia.


Rafael Nadal Clinches 10th Barcelona Open Title: In top form, Rafa won his 10th Barcelona Open title beating Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-4, 6-1.

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